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Oct 22, 2016 7:31 am

UFC cuts 13 fighters from roster

The string of recent UFC employees being laid-off has now extended beyond the corporate side of the UFC, as the new WME-IMG owners have now removed 13 fighters from the roster. MMAFighting broke the story, which has reported that the following fighters have been cut from the UFC roster: Shane Campbell Kevin Casey Cody East...

Oct 21, 2016 8:29 pm

REPORT: Jon Jones could return sooner than thought

Jon Jones was unceremoniously pulled from a milestone event in UFC 200 after USADA flagged him for a positive drug test. Just days before he was set to rematch Daniel Cormier to unify the light heavyweight belts, Jones was forced off the card and replaced with Anderson Silva, who stepped in following Jones’ failed drug...

Oct 21, 2016 5:30 pm

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz responds to Chael Sonnen’s claim that he is going broke

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently told TMZ that his upcoming Bellator 170 opponent Tito Ortiz was going broke. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” did not take well to Sonnen’s comments and quickly fired back at Chael by releasing the following video on his Instagram: .@TMZ_tv seen the words that chael had to say...


Oct 21, 2016 3:35 pm

Ben Askren wants Georges St-Pierre: You can’t say I’m not the best

ONE FC champion Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the best fighters not currently signed to the UFC. With a 15-0 professional record that has seen Askren not only claim the ONE championship, but also win the Bellator welterweight championship. As if that weren’t enough, Askren defended his ONE FC championship once,...

Oct 21, 2016 3:27 pm

Gunnar Nelson out, Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall 2 in the works for UFC Belfast

Just over a month ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’ on November 19th, the card has now been left without a main event as the Dong Hyun Kim vs. Gunnar Nelson matchup, which was expected to headline the event, has now been pulled from the card for unknown reasons. At the present time, TalkMMA is...

Oct 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Will Brooks almost fully recovered from rib injury, eyes January return

In the beginning of October, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon for his second UFC appearance on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Brooks was stepping into the Octagon against Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who was supposed to be making his lightweight debut at the event. The day prior however,...

Oct 21, 2016 2:38 pm

VIDEO | Octagon Girls comment on who they think the sexiest UFC fighters are

The UFC Octagon Girls are the beauty to balance the violence that goes down in the Octagon. TMZ caught up with Octagon Girls, Chrissy Blair, and Vanessa Hanson earlier this year to have a fun chat about who they think the most attractive fighters are in the UFC. Blair was quick and decisive to come...

Oct 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Randy Couture comments on Georges St-Pierre’s contract issues with the UFC

Georges St-Pierre may be in for the biggest fight of his life and it won’t even be close to taking place in the Octagon. On Monday, the former UFC welterweight kingpin announced on The MMA Hour that he was a free agent after his legal team terminated his contract with the UFC. Later that day,...

Oct 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping “b**ching out” from fighting top middleweights

Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense as he went to war with MMA legend Dan Henderson in a main event scrap in Manchester, England. Bisping was dropped early in the fight, but weathered an early storm from Henderson that saw the champ dropped in...

Oct 21, 2016 12:13 pm

The UFC is Casting Octagon Girls for a Reality Series on POP TV Network

We’re all familiar with The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC’s trademark reality show, throughout which contestants compete for UFC contracts and sometimes even title shots or championship belts. Though the series has produced a few lacklustre seasons, its also given us UFC stars like Nate Diaz, Forrest Griffin, Diego Sanchez, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, TJ Dillashaw,...

Oct 21, 2016 11:19 am

Eddie Alvarez Trashes Conor McGregor’s Training Regimen on Twitter

On November 12, in the main event of the universally anticipated UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If McGregor is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to wear two belts simultaneously. In advance of this high-stakes showdown, the advantages possessed...

Oct 21, 2016 10:59 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Has Been Released from the UFC

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva‘s time in the Octagon has come to an end, as the Brazilian heavyweight and the UFC have mutually agreed not to renew his contract. Silva’s contract ran its course after a KO loss to Roy Nelson in September. With this loss, Bigfoot fell to a brutal 1-6-1 in his last seven fights....

Oct 21, 2016 10:34 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey fight will change my life

Recently, it was confirmed by the UFC brass that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be making her highly anticipated return to the Octagon at December 30th in the main event of UFC 207, the UFC’s New Year’s Eve card, to fight women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in a highly anticipated showdown for...

Oct 21, 2016 9:59 am

Michael Bisping to GSP: “Sign the Papers Buddy”

Yesterday, we reported that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being considered as an addition to UFC 206, which is, at the moment, undeniably short on big names. Though Bisping denied these reports, there still seems to be significant reason to believe he could wind up on the card – perhaps against welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre....

Oct 21, 2016 9:44 am

Holly Holm sends message to critics

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been on a bit of a skid lately. After picking up a spectacular KO win over Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 back in November of 2015 to claim the women’s bantamweight championship in an incredibly dominant performance, Holm returned to the Octagon at...

Oct 21, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Famer Says He Would Have Protected Kim Kardashian From Robbers

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Hollywood megastar Kim Kardashian had been bound, gagged and robbed in a Paris hotel room. In the wake of the incident, a representative for Kardashian told E! News that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed.” Unfortunately, however, it was also confirmed that Kardashian lost something...

Oct 21, 2016 9:21 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch set for UFC 207

The heavyweight rematch fight fans have been waiting to see was made official this week! Over a year after their initial meeting, where Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted Cain Velasquez to win the heavyweight championship at UFC 188, the pair will once again meet inside the Octagon. The fight, which was officially...

Oct 21, 2016 8:04 am

The Ultimate Fighter 25 to Commence Filming in January, Use “All-Star” Concept

Earlier this week, reports surfaced that WME-IMG, who recently purchased the UFC for $4 billion, had plans to cancel the organization’s long-running reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. These reports first came from FloCombat editor Jeremy Botter. Little late night birdie tells me that WME plans on getting rid of The Ultimate Fighter, possibly after...

Oct 21, 2016 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE – Rashad Evans predicts Alvarez vs. McGregor and Weidman vs. Romero

UFC 205 will feature several high-profile match-ups and on paper looks to be a blockbuster card. Rashad Evans, who takes on Tim Kennedy in his middleweight debut at UFC 205, spoke exclusively to BJPENN.COM Radio and discussed his predictions for several other fights on the card. Check out who “Suga” Rashad Evans picks to win...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....